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amanda and keith saved by switching to geico. ahhh... polo. marco...! polo! fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. polo! >> storm tracker 6 live showing potentially strong storms moving in from the west. they are expected to hit later this afternoon. a man is shot and killed in burlington county. a child is caught in the chaos, we're there as police search for the shooter. olympic swimmer is talking about the controversy that pulled his teammates off the plane. >> we're going to have wet
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weather later on. >> reporter: the pay off is what's behind the approaching front. humidity goes away, temperatures in the low 80s for the high. hopefully today is fairly tame and we don't have to worry about heavy, drenching thunderstorms. we'll look at that in a second, some of the computer indicates that the storms could be bad later on. allentown, 74 degrees. same number for wilmington. 68 in the poconos. trenton, 71. 73 in cape may. 67 in atlantic city. if you've been outdoors, you know how sticky it is. all the numbers are increasing in the last several hours. yesterday morning, the numbers were similar to what we're seeing now with the numbers decreasing in the afternoon. today they will stay in the 70s all day long. it will be a rather oppressive finish to the weekend with all the humidity building.
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satellite and radar, there's the approaching cold front. we'll start out with sunshine, increase the clouds and see the heavy showers and thunderstorms develop later on. forecast, mostly cloth cloudy, starting out with sun, 88 degrees will feel like 94, 95 with all the humidity. be on the look out for a late-day shower or thunderstorm, some of which could be on the severe side. when i can back i'll time it out on future tracker 6 and having cooler numbers for you in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> cooler is good. also i would like to remind you can get the seven-day forecast and check radar at new overnight, fire razeed a montgomery home that was sold. the certain is on for what sparked. smoke bellowed from the home in pine valley. the home was being repaired at the time of the fire. a person passing by noticed the
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flames. by the time firefighters got there the blaze was raging. the home was sold two weeks ago for $729,000. the fire is under control and no injuries were reported. burlington county authorities continue their pursuit of a shooter who killed a man. a child was injured in the violence. jeff chirico has more on the manhunt from burlington. >> an extensive search of the neighborhood was completed, to no avail. the suspect is on the loose. >> reporter: burlington police are looking for a shooter on federal street. the child has non-life threaten injuries, the child was injured. police say they are confident the gunman is not hiding out in the yorkshire neighborhood.
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>> investigation is preliminary, i don't want to give any false hopes to anybody. we have made progress. i want could consult with the prosecutor's office and our detective's before we reveal anything about the investigation. >> reporter: police say the five-year-old girl was shot an injured in some way. doctors are trying to figure out how. the 24-year-old man died at the hospital. police are searching for his killer. jeff chirico channel 6 "action news." >> 6:04 if you're just waking up, ryan lochte is placing blame on himself in an interview about the robbery in row io. police say the video proves they were not robbed. matt gutman has more on the emotional interview with ryan
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lochte. >> reporter: ryan lochte on camera for the first time after he told the brazilian police a fabricated incident at a rio gas station. >> i over fabricated the story. >> reporter: stopping short when he lied. >> whether you call it a robbery or extortion or us paying for the damages, we don't know. >> reporter: two of the swimmers now in the video blaming lochte for inflaming a standoff that had them hauled into two politicians in rio. questioned about lochte's version of events. >> he cocked and put it to my forward. >> reporter: after a weekend of slient -- silent solidarity with lochte, they are convicting the story. they said they pulled into the
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gas station. gunnar bentz said we foolishly relieved ourselves behind the gas station on the bushes. he pulled a framed sign. there was a heated exchange, here you can see the swimmers sitting, lochte standing that's the point that lochte inflamed the situation. again, i cannot speak to his actions, but ryan stood up and began to yell at the guards after jack and i tugged at him in an attempt to get him to sit down. it was then the guard pulled a gun. a customer offered to help and defuse the standoff. lochte released his own tepid apology about not more candid in
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describing the event. >> no police, no police. >> reporter: they were saying no police, no police. >> that was matt gutman, "good morning america" will have more on the swimmers' scandal you can catch it after "action news." >> republican nominee donald trump campaigns in ohio and texas in the coming days. in the battleground state of virginia he reached out to a black voters. a new poll found hillary clinton beating him among that demographic 91% to 1%. he said the party of abraham lincoln must do more. >> i fully recognized outreach to the african-american community is an area where the republican party must do better, and it will do better. >> earlier trump with his new national hispanic advisory
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council which helps to help the campaign in hispanic outreach. hillary clinton has event plan on nantucket island. cher is expected to attend. the clinton campaign is spending far more money on political ads. later this morning on this week, donald trump's new campaign kelly conway and robby mook face confess -- questions with george stephanopoulos. american, delta and southwest will offer new flights across the border to mexico later this year. united will announce new flights
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once it sees which routes are popular. i'm glad we waited to buy our tickets. >> tornados rump across the midwest and leave destruction behind. >> there's a new set back for firefighters trying to tame a wildfire in california. >> and some pennsylvania grocery stores are selling wine. our trish hartman breaks down when others may join them. >> reporter: gray, heavy, drenching thunderstorms on the way today, so, too, is relief from the heat and humidity. details coming up in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> it's rights there,.
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>> i know. >> it's going right in the field in front of us. tornado on the ground! >> dramatic scene there, the storm system heading our way, created tornados in michigan and ohio. you seep the damage, the littered the ground 20 miles in one town, 60 miles outside of grand rapids michigan. thousands of power outages reported. heading our way, but not packing that punch. >> reporter: i can completely say, no we won't see a tornado,
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chances are we'll see gusty winds and drenching downpours. let's get you outside and show you the view down in atlantic city. we're waking up to mixed sky, combines of sun and clouds. we'll see the clouds increase throughout the day. eventually the showers and thunderstorms will develop. this will be the last of the oppressive humidity and heat. you will see the cold slide through and bring an end to a brutal stretch of weather. we'll see temperatures well into the 90s, extremely high humidity levels and dewpoints in the 70s. all this is about to come to an end. 74 degrees, dewpoint, 71. pressure is falling, winds out of the southeast at 6 miles per hour. officially we see a gust closer to 10. reading, 74. lancaster, 69. 74 for wilmington and philadelphia. millville, 70. atlantic city at the airport, 67 degrees. satellite and radar, showing the cold front right here, it's just now pushing through the western portions of the keystone state
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this morning. as this travels east it's going to encounter a warm, soupy air mass right over top of the i-95 corridor from richmond to new york city and boston. we'll get showers and thunderstorms as a result. hopefully these storms behave themselves later on. 2:00 p.m., we'll see showers arena storms develop. when you see the reds in the purple colors here that's a drenching downpour with all the moisture in the air you'll feel the muggies today. with all the moisture in the air any one of these storms could produce drenching downpours they will not sit over you for an hour, but there will be a drenching downpour. well get thunderstorms and cloudy conditions, this will linger through the evening hours before exiting the coast around 10:30. skies open up and becoming
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mostly cloudy to start and partly cloudy by dawn. then lowering humidity levels and temperatures in the 80s north and west. heavy afternoon thunderstorms between the hours of 4:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., far western suburbs, 10:00 p.m. the shore. powerful winds, winds in excess of 55 to 60 miles per hour. drenching downpours, one or two areas could pick up a good one to two inches of rain with any one of these storms. 88 degrees will feel like 94, 95 with all the humidity. i've got it hour by hour. 1:00 p.m., 85. 3:00 p.m., 87. 5:00 p.m., 85 degrees. once we get past lunchtime that's when the heavier showers and thunderstorms should start developing. jersey shore, you'll start out with sunshine this morning, mostly cloudy by afternoon,
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sticky. 84 degrees on the sand with thunderstorms developing late in the day. ocean temperature 78 degrees, there's a low risk for rip currents. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, here we go, refreshing changes, mostly sunny, breezy and cooler monday, 83 degrees. far western suburbs, lehigh valley, lancaster, hitting 79 degrees for the high tomorrow. tuesday, sunny and pleasant, high of 82. wednesday morning waking up to temperatures in the 50s, north and west, wednesday afternoon 87. thursday, 89. friday and saturday we're back in the soup, hazy, hot and humid, 92 both days, chance of a thunderstorm for saturday. >> heavy smoke was grounded most of the firefighting planes in california. pilots can't see through the smoke where to drop the water and fire retardant. smoke is just from the cedar wildfire, but all the wildfires across california. the blaze covers 15,000 acres
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everyone, 6:22 sunday morning, you're looking at satellite and radar, there's the cold front right hear. they say the humidity buster we've been waiting for two weeks. once this slides through tomorrow morning, you'll see a dramatic change in the weather pattern. it's comfortable out here, high plains, western great lake
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states, heartland of the nation. dewpoints in the 40s and 50s, air temperatures are in the 50s, good stuff heading this way. jersey shore, morning sunshine, increasing clouds, it will be sticky on the sand. watch out for thunderstorms developing late. temperatures close to 84, 85. sea isle city 85. atlantic, 84. rehoboth beach, 85. cape may, 84 degrees. ocean temperature in the mid 70s. the burn index is moderate. we're starting out with sun, by afternoon you'll be hard pressed to see sun. seas tranquil 3 to 4 feet. the beach control i should a moderate risk -- issued a moderate risk for rip currents. the phillies bounce back against the cardinal's, jeff skeverski has that and the eagles receiver recovering from an injury. >> reporter: when you think of
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the phillies you don't think of them a power-hitting home run team. that may change. the phillies have hit the most homers in the league at home, including two more last night. second pitch of the game, get out of town, hernandez first lead off homer of his career, phils up 1 against the cardinal's. franco's 2 out, rbi single. the puppy doesn't look too excited. phillies hit homers in 14 straight games be. it's their longest streak in 3-plus years. phils up two. 8 strike outs in 7 innings allow two runs, gomez making up for friday's blow up.
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phillies beat the cardinal's, 4-2. they are in position for a series win over the cardinals for first time in two years. >> a lot of energy in the crowd, it was fun, it was deja vu in the 9th inning. turned out differently, so great night for us. >> well the eagles have their number one receiver when they kick off the season in three weeks. jordon matthews says he is confident he will be ready for the knee injury that kept him out of the first two games. look who was out there. flyers coach dave hextall checking out the eagles. camping the coaches eye fellow rookie, paul turner, the undrafted free agent leads the team in receiving. >> speaking offensively, paul turner has caught our eye the
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last couple of weeks. doing a nice job there. >> big thing the main focus, go out there and play and have fun doing it. that's been my primary focus. i'm trying to express to each and every one of us, go out there and play fast and have fun. >> how did jim curtain keep his team humble after playing last saturday. you can't feel too good about yourselves before -- or you'll get punched in the face. toronto strikes back, andre blake allows 3 first half goals, union lose 3-1. they have not won back-to-back mls matches in 5 months. they had a chains to get back into a -- a chance to get back
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into tie at second place. that's sports, i'm jeff skeverski. >> a musical icon graces the stage in philadelphia. >> hello, philadelphia. >> barbara streisand performed before a packed crowd at the wells fargo center. she kicked off her concert with the way we were. she sang songs spanning her 60 year career. a latest generation blood thinner. then i made the switch. xarelto® significantly lowers the risk of stroke in people with afib not caused by a heart valve problem. it has similar effectiveness to warfarin. warfarin interferes with vitamin k and at least six blood clotting factors. xarelto® is selective targeting one critical factor
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severe weather. accuweather has the word on what could be a stormy sunday. >> shots fired, police looking for the shooter who critically injured a man in west mount airy. >> looking at the pennsylvania grocery stores that now sell wine. how long will it take for more stores to make a change. let's go over to chris sowers who has accuweather. >> reporter: are you guys ready for a pattern change? i'm readier for a -- i'm ready for a pattern change. all the humidity we've experienced for the past two weeks looking over the ben franklin bridge, you can see the haze, it's a sticky morning out there. all about to come to an end in 24 hours from now.
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slatington, fleetwood, 73. saint davids, 72. center city, 74. , 76 in glassboro. smyrna, hockessin, 71. there's the cold front. saint louis, 59. nashville, 72. doesn't make it into pittsburgh just yet, but it's approaching and should get in here in the afternoon and evening hours and brings refreshing changes to us in the delaware and the lehigh valleys. there's the upper level low right there and there's the trailing cold front. it's comfortable on the backed of the front. oppressive on the forward side of that front where we'll see the showers and thunderstorms developing later on. forecast for today, let's go hour by hour, call from accuweather, starting out with a lot of sunshine increasing clouds, right after lunchtime at that point we're mostly cloudy, that's when we can start see showers and thunderstorms.
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1:00 p.m., 85. 3:00 p.m., 87. 5:00 p.m., 85 degrees, heat index feels-like temperatures somewhere between 92 and 94 forecasting a high of 88. be on the look out for heavy late-day showers and thunderstorms. >> thank you for the update. 6 with the -- 6:32, people living in flood ravaged louisiana are trying to salvage their homes. 60,000 homes have been damaged. jim job said his home has flooded 11 times, but this flooding has taken its toll. >> my house was as nice as its ever been, i'm losing, i'm sorry, i can't take this. heartbreaking time for the folks in louisiana. the floodwaters have started to recede, but left a muddy mess behind. we've learned 13 people have died.
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workers going door to door looking for bodies trapped in the floodwaters. >> folks in bucks county came together to help the flood victims of louisiana. "action news" was at the corn wells fire company where people dropped off nonperishable fooled and basic items going to the people of louisiana. >> a man survived after being shot by 6 bullets in philadelphia. the gunfire erupted around 1:00 p.m. in west mount airy at the corner of vernon and mansfield street. the victim was taken to einstein and is in stable condition. we're learning about the hit-and-run that killed a woman in a wheelchair in north philadelphia. it happened at masher and lehigh avenue. police say the drunk driver of the truck hit the woman in a wheelchair and second person near her.
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the truck went through a red light and the officer saw him and pulled it over. the driver is charged with homicide by vehicle. day two for convicted pedophile, jerry sandusky is going to happen tomorrow. he is pushing for a new trial saying the first attorney did not provide an adequate defense. he spoke for the first time at day one of appeals hearing back on august 12. >> by now, you know grocery stores in pennsylvania can sell wine. which ones are doing it and how long will it take others to get on board. "action news" reporter, trish hartman has more. >> reporter: brandy's family will be grilling out on this hot saturday. for the first time this mother of three can pick up a bottle of wine to pair with it at the grocery store. >> it's convenient than having
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to go from here to the wine store and home with the kids. >> reporter: the shopper right in fairless hills will be allowed to sell up to 4 bottles of wine per person. store officials saying being a family owned store allowed them to start quickly and expand their offerings in the coming months. >> this is like a shock. it's pretty cool. convenient. >> reporter: but not all the stores we visited are selling wine just yet. the manager at this giant in flourtown said they have to find space and shelving and go through corporate offices to carry inventory, it will be 60 to 90 days before they will have it. the customers say they will be ready. >> to pick up everything in one
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stop, it's great. >> ink -- i think the liquor lines are backward. >> reporter: we spoke to stores with the newest licenses in the area, those stories don't have wine on shelves, but will soon. if you would like to see who has wine in the area, check out the list at trish hartman channel 6 "action news." >> philadelphia public schools are easing up on punishment for the youngest learners. in the past kindergarteners who violated conduct codes could be suspended. the school commission eliminated discipline at that level, keeping the student in class is more fruitful for the child in the long run. if you don't like to shop in the dead of winter, you will like the new expansion at the
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king of prussia. >> reporter: the king of prussia is one mall thanks to the brand new 155,000 swear -- square foot expansion that opened after 2 1/2 years of construction. >> it's beautiful, it's upgraded. it's well classed in my mind, you look at all the stores, tiffany, it's first class. >> reporter: the court is on one side and the plaza on the other. no more walking outdoors. >> they will never know there was a plaza an court. it's one totally ingrated seamintegrated, completely seam. >> reporter: touch a screen to
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find your way around. congressman brandon boyle said it sends a is in a about the economy. >> in terms of the signal that it sends to the rest of rest ofe businesses and economic activity that's happening in metro philadelphia it's a big statement. >> reporter: the hope is to draw shoppers from near and far. this couple drove an hour and half from townsend, delaware, just to check out the new stores. >> it's nice, the whole decors, it looks more expensive. >> reporter: it probably is. i'm sarah bloomquist. channel 6 "action news." >> much more to come on "action news" sunday morning, stroller concerns, ali gorman takes a look at the injuries they are causing. >> a tattoo may bring a little
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more control to your life. we'll explain. >> looking live at the sunrise over camden, we'll be back with meteorologist chris sowers and the accuweather forecast. there could storms today.
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up with us on a sunday morning, 6:41 a.m., 74 degrees, sky6 live hd looking over the philadelphia international airport. meteorologist chris sowers says
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prepare for showers today. he also said a humidity buster is on the the way. [laughter]. thank you nydia. hard to say, right? >> reporter: i know i've got plenty of tongue twisters in the forecast. there's a shot looking back center city from the temple university camera. we have mixed skies this morning. combination of sun and clouds, areas we're skiing very dense fog -- we're seeing very dense fog starting to settle in. if you're traveling in the next hour or two, especially across open areas be careful and keep the hands on steering wheel. temperatures are in the 70s, upper 60s for some locations. atlantic city, 66. millville, 68. 74 for reading and allentown and philadelphia. where the humidity is starting to build, we get into the soup, the visibility drops off, millville, 3 miles. atlantic city 1.3.
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.3 in toms river, places like vineland, buena greatly reduced. lancaster, amish country down here, 3 miles or less. dewpoints are extremely high, 65 is humid, 70 is awful. look at all the 70s. philadelphia, dover, all in the 70s, millville, 68 and cape may, 72. watch what happens this week very, very comfortable stuff over the next few days, monday, 52. tuesday we're in the 40s and wednesday, 52. this will feel like fall, especially compared to what we felt like the past few weeks. satellite and radar, the only fly in the ointment is this guy right here, this is a powerful cold front. it will encounter the warm,
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soupy air mass and sun, we could see heavy thundershowers saturday future tracker 6, 2:00 p.m., we'll see storms develop west of philadelphia. it should push through the city in the early afternoon. we'll looking at more storms behind that. wilmington, you meaner bucks and montgomery counties -- upper bucks and montgomery counties will be seeing storms. working toward the delaware refer by 8:00 p.m., 8:30 p.m., and down the shore at 9:00 p.m. tomorrow, lowering humidity levels, sun and clouds, and refreshing breeze. later this afternoon, when any one of these thunderstorms develop, you'll see cloud to ground lightning strikes, and numerous drenching thunderstorms, that's what you'll see later on. strong gusty winds that's a moderate chance of that. hail and tornados are in the low
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categories. it doesn't mean that it couldn't occur, it means chances are they won't occur. forecaster for today, 88 degrees in philadelphia. 86 in reading. allentown, 85. trenton, 85. with the humidity it will feel like the low to mid 90s. jersey, cape may, 84. same number for atlantic city. poconos numerous showers and thunderstorms developing today, 75 degrees is the forecasted high in the mountains. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, looking much better this week. 88 degrees today. oppressive humidity, monday looks great, tuesday looks agrees, even wednesday we're back up to 87 there's no humidity. lots of sunshine, so wednesday is all right. thursday, a slight increase in the humidity. friday and saturday, we're back in the soup, 892 degrees, hazy, hot and humid with the humidity it feels like 95 or 96 both days. >> some relief for now. >> reporter: we need it. >> gas prices are holding
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steady if you're preparing to fill up. aaa says pennsylvania is paying 2.23 a gallon. in new jersey, you'll pay an average of 1.9 5 for regular unloaded. in northern, delaware, the price is 2.03. hyundai and recalling outland sport they have a defect that can cause a delay in acceleration. using a stroller may seem like second nature, but there are injuries reported every year. ali gorman takes a closer look. >> good job. >> reporter: life is busy with two-year-old trips, justin and
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lauren rely on the doubling stroller to get the boys around. they learned how quickly things can go awry. >> he stood up and trying to stand on the back and it tipped over on to his face. >> reporter: a study by nation wide children's hospital shows more than 17,000 kids are sent to the emergency room every year due to stroller or car carrier injuries. most are minor injuries, but some include concussions or brain injuries. doctors say make sure the product you're using hadn't recalled and it is the right size and fit for your children. >> we want children to be remain buckled and proper secured at all times, we want parents to avoid the temptation to put heavy bags on the
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hawaii kill -- kill kilauea, vo, thousands have swarmed the national park by land sea and air to view the new beachfront property. the last time lava from kilauea flowed into the ocean was 2013. you remember bob vela is, right? >> reporter: walking around the most famous house in cuba, earnest hemming way is a journey into the past. bob vila has been working to save the house. >> hemmingway lived here from
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1940 to 1960, he wrote for whom the bell tolls in this house. >> reporter: hemmingway left his home in 1960 to return and live here with his wife mary, he died before he could come back. 6 years ago, it was cracked and failing plaster and stuffer. it was bad condition. >> reporter: villa is known to millions where he dispensed advice to viewers how to repair and upgrade their own homes. they need refurbishing the home and buildings the treasure including volumes of personal letters found in the basement. >> this is the oldest square in havana. >> reporter: villa the job is
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personal, he is cuban american, his father and mother left after castro took power and never came back. his goal now to refurbish the look and save priceless treasures, to make it feel like the home where hemmingway lived and created great american literature on cuban soil. >> father and i are planning a father, daughter trip to cuba. >> it will be impress issue to to -- impressive to see. >> we'll be right right back. yes, mr. mcenroe... see that cord? just plug it into the connector on the right. so you can clearly see what's in and what's out?
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arts program is lighting up south street. it's transforming a neglected block of passyunk square. the finished project will span the entire block. residents and community members celebrated the completion of a project. there's a new fountain and benches, the charles park statue has been refurbished. it took two years. a woman has been hired to run security for the national football league, kathy will a near is -- lenear is leaving her job in washington, d.c. she was head of the homeland security and counterterrorism. she has come a long way since dropping out of high school at the tender age of 15 to raise her child. she has a new nfl job along with
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an impressive resume and diploma and masters degree. new york city police are sending 7-year-old tyrone low to disney world. last december, his father killed his mother before taking his own life. the young boy witnessed the crime. the nypd banded together to raise money to send him to disney world. they are putting five thousand dollars into a college fund for him. disney is the parent company of 6abc. it was more than just about fashion last night in south philadelphia. this is raise awareness about domestic violence. last night these men and women moved up and down the cat walk wearing cloths with a message. proceeds from the event stomp the runway will go to local
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charities and charlotte elizabeth -- sharrie williams was there, as well. school teachers and inter active media center and health lab and student run cafe. researchers at mit has created temporary at that time to as called duo skin. it will change songs on your device by touching it. the smart sensors are a couple of years away from being sold in stores. world war ii veteran finished an amazing feat by running across the u.s. he got to saint simon yesterday.
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he is raising money for bringing the only operating troop ship across the ocean, looking good at 93. 6:58, another hour of "action news" straight ahead. here's some of the stories we're working on for you, new from overnight, a fire destroyed a home in montgomery county. the house had just been sold. american swimmer, ryan lochte said he quote over-exaggerated his robbery claim at the olympics. he is speaking out in an interview. plus, we'll have a weather update with meteorologist chris sowers. we hope you join us after the break. human side of engineering.
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breaking news this morning, one person is in critical condition after a hit-and-run crash in wilmington. just after 5:30 a.m., an suv and car collided at pennsylvania avenue, the impact trapped one of the drivers. it took rescue crews a half-hour to free him. the person is at christiana hospital. police are actively searching for the driver of the suv involved in this. they say are that person ran away from the


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